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Memory Initialization Problems

Memory Initialization Problems

Question:
I cannot initialize the program after I have installed it. When I run “oninit”, it seems to work, but then when I run “onstat” it tells me that the server is no longer running. When I type “onmode -k”, I get a message saying it cannot use allocated memory. Sometimes when I run “oninit” I get a message saying “fatal error in shared memory creation.”

The info is in my /etc/services file and I have modified the sqlhosts and onconfig file.

I have tried everything I know but cannot fix the problem. I am on Red Hat Linux 6.2 with 32MB RAM

Are able to tell me exactly how to create the shared memory?

Answer:
Check your Informix log file. It should be one of the last-modified files in your $INFORMIXDIR.

I’d be suspicious of the manual changes you’ve made. Make sure that the memory size is the smallest you can get away with. With only 32MB RAM, things may be getting a little tight.

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